De Ommegang

16 Sep

Every year in July something strange happens in Brussels.. for one, there is a medieval village at the Sablon square and for another, a huge procession, play, representation depicting the arrival of the Emperor, Charles the fifth! I think you have to have some kind of noble ancestry to act the nobility bit. Nonetheless, much fun is to be had by just looking on, at a spot of jousting, the procession of horses gathered together, people practising their crossbow skills. You could even be imprisoned in the stocks, voluntarily of course, otherwise just grab a beer and if weather permits, soak up the atmosphere!

1 Comment

Posted by on September 16, 2012 in Uncategorized


One response to “De Ommegang

  1. groenvlerkduif

    September 16, 2012 at 6:04 pm

    Hoop ek kan ‘n plan maak om dit by te woon eendag!


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